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The geographical, natural, and civil history of Chili.


Published 1809
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Apparently a copy of the American edition of 1808, with a few alterations and some additions, but without any acknowledgment of the American original. Cf. Sabin

Originally published in Italian as two separate works: Saggio sulla storia naturale del Chili, Bologna, 1782, and Saggio sulla storia civile del Chili, Bologna, 1787

Verso of title pages and colophons of v. 1 and 2 read: Printed by J.D. Dewick, 46, Barbican

"An essay on the Chilian language", v. 2, p. [331]-366, includes vocabulary in Mapuche

Pagination: v. 1: xx, 321, [3] p., [1] folded lead of plates; v. 2: xii, 385, [3] p

Signatures: v. 1: [A]² b (b7 verso blank) B-X (T4 verso blank) Y²; v. 2: a (a4 verso blank) B-2B (O5, Y5 versos blank) 2C²

Bookseller's advertisements: v. 1, p. [1-3], 3rd count; v. 2, p. [1-3], 3rd count

Sabin

Palau y Dulcet (2. ed.)

John Carter Brown Library copy imperfect: copies 1 and 2, v. 1 and 2 wanting half title leaves

John Carter Brown Library copies 1 and 2 quarter bound in contemporary morocco with marbled boards; all boards in copy 1 fully detached; front boards in copy 2 fully detached

John Carter Brown Library copy acquired from the estate of Maury A. Bromsen

Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy 1: Berkeley Divinity School 1854: book plate on front pastedowns

John Carter Brown Library copy 2, v. 1 has additional 16 pages of bookseller's advertisements dated 1808, not counted in collation


Volume 1
Publisher [London] : Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, Paternoster-Row
Year 1809
Pages 360
Language English
Call number b5426941
Digitizing sponsor John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor John Carter Brown Library
Collection jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana
Notes Contains foldout. Copyright on title page. Copy 1

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